In his weekly address, President Barack Obama discussed his solemn responsibility to protect the nation and the steps the administration has taken to that end. From ordering reviews into the attempted act of terrorism in Detroit to a comprehensive strategy that has refocused our efforts on the fight against al Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan and strengthened international partnerships to keep unrelenting pressure on extremists across the globe, the President will continue to do everything in his power to uphold the nationâ€™s security.
Even â€˜Short Termâ€™ escalation will Cost taxpayers tens of billions that America canâ€™t afford said; Democratic Congressional candidate (CA-44) Bill Hedrick, reacting to the Presidentâ€™s speech at West Point Tuesday.
â€œThe 30,000 additional troops that I am announcing tonight will deploy in the first part of 2010 â€“ the fastest pace possible â€“ so that they can target the insurgency and secure key population centers. They will increase our ability to train competent Afghan Security Forces, and to partner with them so that more Afghans can get into the fight. And they will help create the conditions for the United States to transfer responsibility to the Afghans.â€
“I personally believe that the number one thing we need to do is get America back to work. I think before health care or anything else, we need to get people back to work. My biggest fear is that there’ll be too much on the agenda and that things will get bogged down.”
Early on Thursday morning, President Barack Obama demonstrated leadership and respect for the troops under his commandÂ when he solemnly greeted the arriving caskets of fallen soldiers from Afghanistan. Something former President George W. Bush never had the decency to do.
This was the most frightening thing I saw at Comic Con Thursday.Â The thought of “President Bob Dornan” dealing with the economy, the war in Iraq and Afghanistan, AIDS, Gay Marriage, Immigration, a Supreme Court nomination, and HealthCare would be enough to scare the crap out of anyone. daybreakers hawke
On this Memorial Day weekend, President Obama calls on the American people to join him in paying tribute to Americaâ€™s veterans, servicemen and women â€“ particularly those who have made the ultimate sacrifice – and their families.